COA-LTC (RN-IP): Urinary Tract Infections: Diagnosis and Treatment


Course Credits

1.0 Nursing Continuing Education Contact Hour

Course Target Audience

  • Interprofessional
  • Registered Nurses

Course Description

This module discusses the characteristics of aging that contribute to the incidence of urinary tract infections (UTIs). This includes identifying risk factors for older men and women, and the signs and symptoms of UTIs. The module also outlines the prevention and treatment of UTIs in older adults. 


Audience: RN/IP

Care of Older Adults in the Long-Term Care Setting (COA-LTC) is a series created by the Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing (HIGN) at NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing, in partnership with ArchCare, the Continuing Care Community of the Archdiocese of New York. The program was created to assure that all healthcare team members have the knowledge to care for older adults in long-term care settings. The program promotes team-based, coordinated, person-centered, evidence-based care for older adults.